The Sumter Police Department Warrant Division serves warrants and subpoenas issued by the City of Sumter Municipal Court. They also provide service to the court on city court days with the service of a court bailiff and a transport officer. The Warrants Division is also responsible for the extradition of wanted individuals that are held in other jurisdictions.
Arrest warrants: A warrant signed by the Judge, which requires an individual to be transported to the Detention Center for booking, photographs, fingerprints, and issue an arrest ticket for bond hearing and court.
Courtesy Summon Warrants: A warrant signed by the Judge on an individual, a written citation issued, a court date is given, and the individual is released.
Bench warrants: A warrant signed by the Judge when an individual fails to comply with the Judge’s order, the individual can payout the total fine amount or be transported to the Detention Center to serve the time.
Inquiries concerning active warrants can be made in person at the Sumter Police Department or by telephone at (803) 436-2714, 436-2715 or 436-2716 during weekday hours of 8:30 am- 5:30 pm. After hours please call (803) 463-2790